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261.
Kanaklata Barua, a prominent figure in the Indian freedom struggle, is associated with which Indian state?
Bihar
Assam
Odisha
Punjab
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kanaklata Barua is an iconic figure from Assam, known for unfurling the Tricolour during the freedom struggle. He unfurled the Tricolour amidst adversity in the year 1942.

262.
How many railway stations are initially selected for the pilot project of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs)?
25
50
75
100
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Railways Ministry is embarking on a significant endeavour aimed at establishing Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) at railway stations throughout the country. As part of this progressive initiative, the Ministry has curated a list of fifty railway stations that for the pilot project.

263.
Where was the Bhumi Pujan and foundation stone-laying ceremony for the IFFCO Nano DAP (Liquid) Plant held recently?
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Gandhidham, Gujarat
Kolkata, West Bengal
New Delhi, Delhi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah performed the Bhumi Pujan and laid the foundation stone of the IFFCO Nano DAP (Liquid) Plant at Gandhidham, Gujarat.

264.
Who inaugurated the Direct Benefit Transfer in the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme?
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Shri Narendra Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, inaugurated the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) to strengthen apprenticeship training and encourage the involvement of both industries and young individuals.

265.
Where was the foundation stone of Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji Memorial laid by the Prime Minister?
Badtuma village, Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh
Badli, New Delhi, India
Mangli village Nagpur, Maharashtra
Ravidas Ashram, Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji Memorial which will be constructed in more than 100 crores at Badtuma village of Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh.